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Senior Accountant - Chesapeake, VA in Chesapeake, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Job Description

Senior Accountant - Chesapeake, VA

Direct Hire - $60k - $75k

Calling Senior Accountants! We are looking to join a solid research and analysis team with a great company located in Chesapeake, VA. This role is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of general accounting systems. Must be able to perform journal entries, maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts, also must be able to provide record of assets, liabilities, and other financial transactions.


  • Performing assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes
  • Assisting in the development of financial statements and reports
  • Reviewing and explaining variances to budget/forecast and to previous reporting periods on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Working closely with other functional areas and business management to resolve issues and support achievement of business goals
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting
  • Prepare audit schedules and assist in year-end audits
  • Maintain accounting and reporting software to ensure accuracy
  • Review all systems, structures, and processes to identify where improvements can be made to enhance operating and financial performance
  • Ensure general ledger and balance sheet properly reflect performance according to GAAP


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • Knowledge of GAAP required, must have at least an understanding of IFRS
  • Highly prefer CPA and 3-6 years of experience
  • Managerial and technical experience highly preferred
  • International experience preferred

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for Senior Accountants. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If your background is in accounting, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Senior Accountant, you will play an integral role in accurately preparing our client's accounting records and performance.